File Roller 2.29.1 released

File Roller 2.29.1 is now available for download at:

4ca5fb636495bedd9efa4ca42fe3306d3805cefb9262bb24afd7208513304534 file-roller-2.29.1.tar.bz2 6577125031ecd8f1cc4abb4b93a80326bc8c611a44dc5e68fc5b033e7bd3ad19 file-roller-2.29.1.tar.gz

This is the first development release in a series leading to file-roller 2.30

What is File Roller

File Roller is an archive manager for the GNOME environment. This means that you can create and modify archives; view the content of an archive; view and modify a file contained in the archive; extract files from the archive. File Roller supports tar, zip, rar and many other archive formats, the README file contains a complete list of the supported archive types.

Overview of Changes from File Roller 2.28.1 to 2.29.1

New features and user visible changes

* Install the missing packages if a command is not available (#482560)

Bugs fixed:

* #590606: drag and drop bug makes file-roller UI unusable as a whole
* #600131: encrypt_header is left enabled when creating zip archives
* #580624: Visual refresh issues while browsing into the directories included in the archive
* #326017: 4th and 5th mouse buttons should control back / forward
* #590027: file-roller will not update files

New or updated application translations:

* Español (Jorge González)
* Estonian (Ivar Smolin)
* Lithuanian (Gintautas Miliauskas)
* Slovenian Translation (Matej Urbančič)
* Swedish (Daniel Nylander)
* Tamil (Dr.T.Vasudevan)

Build instructions

In order to build this program from the source code you need a working GNOME environment version 2.x, with the development tools installed properly.
In particular you need the following libraries:

* glib >= 2.16.0
* gtk+ >= 2.16.0
* gconf >= 2.6.0
* libnautilus-extension >= 2.22.2 (optional)

To install the program, extract the tar archive, go to the main directory and type the following commands:

sudo make install


This program is released under the terms of the GNU General Public
License (GNU GPL) version 2 or greater. You can find a copy of the license in the file COPYING.

November 16, 2009
Paolo Bacchilega

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